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Bingaman, Sally Mrs. – Obituary

Sally Bingaman, 61, of Manteca, Calif., died Sept. 19, 2001, in a Manteca hospital. There will be a private service. She was born on July 1, 1940, in San Francisco. Survivors include her husband, Ollie Bingaman of Manteca, Calif.; children, Chandra Pellizzer, William Bingaman and Jonathan Bingaman, all of Manteca, Calif.; and two grandchildren. Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 21, 2001 Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

Smith, Dora D. Mrs. – Obituary

Dora D. Smith, 73, of Ione, Calif., died Sept. 13, 2001, at Lodi, Calif. Her graveside funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mrs. Smith was born on Dec. 19, 1927, at Driggs, Idaho. She had lived at Ione for the past 10 years. She had been employed as a room service chef at Harrah’s Casino at Lake Tahoe. Survivors include her daughters, Shellan B. Mora of Ione, Calif., and Cheryl M. Huppler of Water Town, S.D.; a son, Mark L. Searles of Boise; many brothers and sisters; and 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The

Schuessler, Thelma Maureen Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Thelma Maureen Schuessler, 91, of Baker City, died Sept. 20, 2001, of lung cancer at Ash Court Adult Foster Home. Her graveside funeral was Monday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Gene Saunders of the Blue Mountain Foursquare Church officiated. Mrs. Schuessler was born on July 25, 1910, at Stephenville, Texas. As a young girl she lived at Morgan Mill, Texas. She graduated from high school at Stephenville, Texas. While in her 20s, she moved with her family to Orenco where she met and married Charles William Bower in 1936. They had two daughters, Collette and Charlene. The

Hadden, Lillian L. Dahlstom Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Oregon Lillian L. Hadden, 95, of La Grande, a former North Powder resident, died Sept. 22, 2001, at an adult care center. Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Island City Cemetery. Pastor Sally Wiens will officiate. Visitations will be Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Daniels Chapel of the Valley, 1502 Seventh St. Mrs. Hadden was born on Dec. 25, 1905, at North Powder to Andrew and Breta Christina Person Dahlstrom. She was a North Powder High School graduate. She married Jay Hadden at North Powder on May 5, 1927.

Zamora, Jose D. “Joe” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Jose D. “Joe” Zamora 72, of Baker City died Sept. 23, 2001, at the Veterans Nursing Home in Boise. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Coles-Strommer Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Monte Loyd of Baker Valley Christian Assembly will officiate. Vault interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery with military rites accorded by Baker City Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 3048. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at the funeral home. Mr. Zamora was born Dec. 24, 1928, at Morrell, Neb., a son of Horacio and Fidela Moya Zamora. He was

Shephard, Wallace D. – Obituary

Wallace D. Shephard, 82, of Ontario, a former longtime Baker City resident and well-known chef, died Sept. 22, 2001, at an Ontario hospital of natural causes. His memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ontario’s Lienkaemper Chapel. There will be a graveside service at 2 p.m. PDT at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Shephard was born Nov. 13, 1918, at Baker City to Delbert W. and Cordelia Yeager Shephard. He married La Neva E. Scott on June 20, 1937, at Klamath Falls. The couple returned to Baker City soon after their marriage and remained here until 1964. Mr. Shephard

Biographical Sketch of Henry Rust

HENRY RUST. – This gentleman, who has a great reputation for energy, was born in Germany in 1835. He came to America in 1860, and almost immediately entered the Union army. He fought as a private in the battle of Bull Run, and was in the subsequent campaigns before Richmond, and in the severe experiences of the peninsula. Being severely wounded in 1862, he took a long furlough, yet re-entered the service and became a captain in the commissary department. After the war he went to Virginia City, Montana, mining, and in 1867 came to Clarksville, Baker county, Oregon, and

Hix, Nan LaRee Koontz Mrs. – Obituary

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Newberg Christian Church. Pastor David Case will officiate. There will be a private committal at the Unity Cemetery. Mrs. Hix was born on Dec. 27, 1922, at Hereford to William Asa and Rebecca Ruth Van Cleave Koontz. She grew up and received her early education at Hereford and was a Hereford High School graduate. She married Thomas G. Hilger in 1941 and they moved to a lumber camp at Bates. Mr. Hilger died in 1962. She moved to Newberg in 1963 and had lived there since. She married John Wesley

Terry, Naomi Jeanne Lane Mrs. – Obituary

Naomi Jeanne Terry, 73, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 25, 2001, at her home in Elgin. There was a private family service at her home. Mrs. Terry was born on Nov 6, 1927, at Baker City to Richard Wyatt and Blanch Combs Lane. She married Wallace Terry on Sept. 6, 1962, at Jerome, Idaho. She was a member of the Pythian sisters of Elgin. She also belonged to art clubs at Chino and Prescott Valley, Phoenix, Ariz. One of her loves was oil painting and she won several awards for her artwork. Her other joys were sewing, cooking

Skidgel, Bonnie LaVone Burgess Mrs. – Obituary

Granite, Oregon Bonnie LaVone Skidgel, 58, of Granite, died Sept. 25, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services after a valiant 15-month battle with cancer. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McEwen Bible Fellowship Church. Pastor Bill Cox of the church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the Skidgel home on Clear Creek. Mrs. Skidgel was born on Sept. 13, 1943, at San Diego to Alva and Wilma Burgess. She attended high school at Salem. She also attended Central Oregon Community College at Bend and took a geology course in La Grande. She